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22 Primary School Items With Multiple Purposes

Oh the blue end of the rubber that erased pen? More like erased your paper.

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1. Clag glue

How it was meant to be used: To stick bits of paper into your books.

How you used it: To create a second layer of skin which you peeled off to freak everyone out.

2. Rubber

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How it was meant to be used: To erase mistakes written in pencil.

How you used it: To answer life's big questions, and make life's big decisions.

3. The "rubs out pen" rubber

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How it was meant to be used: To apparently erase pen from paper.

How you used it: To tear your paper to absolute shit, ruining any work you had done on the page.

4. Calculators

How it was meant to be used: To electronically add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers.

How you used it: To try and enter as many dirty phrases as possible.

5. Sharpener with no lid

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How it was meant to be used: To sharpen blunt pencils to a fine point.

How you used it: As an excuse to go talk to your mates that sat near the bin.

6. Electrical pencil sharpener

How it was meant to be used: To sharpen your pencil without you needing to laboriously twist it a hundred times.

How you used it: As an excuse to show off your mufti day outfit that you got to wear like once a year. Or on normal days, to simply procrastinate.

7. Connector textas

How it was meant to be used: To colourfully trace and draw on paper.

How you used it: To create the world's biggest and baddest texta gun.

8. Counting blocks

How it was meant to be used: To visually help you learn how to add and subtract.

How you used it: To see who could make the biggest block stack on your table.

9. School badges

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How it was meant to be used: To pin important badges onto your uniform.

How you used it: To pierce through the top layer of your skin to make people think you hurt yourself.

10. WordArt

How it was meant to be used: To make a creative title for your presentations or word documents.

How you used it: A new design for every word any time you required the use of a computer.

11. Trundle wheels

How it was meant to be used: To measure the exact distance of a metre.

How you used it: To race your mates across the yard and to annoy everyone by spinning the wheel as fast as possible.

12. Textbooks

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How it was meant to be used: To aid in the learning process with information and images.

How you used it: To point to pictures of random people and animals and look at your friend and say "lol look it's you".

13. Pencil case

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How it was meant to be used: To store all your stationery that you used in class.

How you used it: To cover your answers during tests because you know you couldn't trust your classmates for shit.

14. Multicolour pens

How it was meant to be used: To effectively combine a bunch of pen colours in one, saving pencil case space.

How you used it: Trying to press all the buttons at once and always ending up breaking the pen.

15. Protractor

How it was meant to be used: To measure different angles.

How you used it: To help scrape all the bubbles out of your contact paper.

16. Flexible rulers

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How it was meant to be used: To draw and measure straight lines.

How you used it: Constantly trying to bend it the other way to get the kink out, but giving up and just using it to hit your mates.

17. Compass

How it was meant to be used: To draw circles and measure distances on maps.

How you used it: To procrastinate by drawing a bunch of different patterns all over your books.

18. Projector

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How it was meant to be used: To project worksheets onto the wall so the class could copy down notes.

How you used it: To sneakily see which of your mates could project the finger without the teacher catching you.

19. Permanent markers

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How it was meant to be used: Only at home, to write your name on your belongings.

How you used it: To illegally tag "the S" all over your books and pencil case while in class.

20. Dustpan

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How it was meant to be used: With a broom to clean up the classroom.

How you used it: You held it while you lapped around the classroom, bending down to make it look like you were doing something.

21. Chatterbox

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How it was meant to be used: To practice your paper-folding skills to create a fun lunchtime game.

How you used it: To help decide the fate of your friends futures, and to insult them with the heavy burn, "you're ugly lol".

22. Recorder

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How it was meant to be used: To increase your listening skills and musical talents.

How you used it: To piss off everyone at school and home with your pipe of death.